Curator of Exhibitions – The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA)

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) in Grand Rapids, Michigan seeks an innovative and ambitious Curator to join a small, dedicated team of arts professionals committed to fostering new forms of expression, promoting community collaboration, and providing genuine experiences with contemporary art. The Curator is a liaison for UICA and responsible for engaging with a diverse cross section of the community on a consistent basis. As a core member of the leadership team at UICA, the Curator will assist in fulfilling the mission to build a creative community in Grand Rapids. The Curator creates, plans, and executes all exhibition programming and oversees the production of content designed to engage audiences in the artistic programs.   The Curator serves as a representative of UICA to the regional, state and national arts community. 

To view the complete posting including required qualifications, or to apply, access the posting directly at: UICA as part of Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University (KCAD), an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris, KCAD, and UICA offer employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris, KCAD, and UICA missions and communities at,, and The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Applicants requiring accommodation or assistance completing an application or participating in the hiring process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (231) 591-2150 or

Posted on the MMA website 1/17.

 The Michigan Museums Association is supported in part by an award from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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